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Funerals held for truckers who died in river; Toddler killed by pit bulls; more briefs

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Funeral services were quickly arranged for two Minneapolis men who died when their semi-truck plunged into a river from a snowy I-94 in near Menomonie.

The body of the truck driver, Batrodin Siyad, 25, was recovered from the submerged semi on the Red Cedar River Tuesday. His funeral was held Wednesday in Minneapolis.

His passenger, Mohammed Malin, 26, was pulled from the Red Cedar River just yesterday, and his funeral is today.

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